​Hollywood film executive Harvey Weinstein—the man behind such hit movies as “Pulp Fiction” and “Shakespeare in Love”—was fired Sunday from the company he co-founded and the company is expected to distance itself from him by changing its name. …read more

From:: In Focus: A Culture of Complicity at Weinstein’s Company

      

​The aging of the U.S. workforce has been called the “silver tsunami.” Ten thousand Baby Boomers turn 65 every day—a trend that began in 2011 and will continue until 2030. Despite their reputation for being workaholics, their average retirement age is 61 to 65, which means that the workplace needs to prepare for a veritable tidal wave of turnover. Between Baby Boomer retirements and Millennial job-hopping, HR professionals are often left scrambling to curb the damage caused by massive employee exodus. …read more

From:: 4 Ways for HR to Overcome Aging Workforce Issues

      

Under federal law, employers must pay nonexempt workers time and a half for all hours worked beyond 40 in a workweek. That may seem straightforward, but differences in state laws make overtime compliance more complicated. …read more

From:: How Do State Overtime Pay Rules Differ from Federal Law?

      

From 2012 to 2016, the percentage of employees who increased from 39 percent to 43 percent, according to a new Gallup poll, and employees who work remotely say they are spending more time doing so. Researchers who conducted Gallup’s State of the American Workplace study found that engagement is highest among workers who work remotely three to four days each week. …read more

From:: Wanted: Managers Who Trust Their Teleworkers

      

Outsourcing the processing of Form 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage, is common. But employers remain responsible for the accuracy of the form and should be knowledgeable about it when employees have questions. …read more

From:: Not Every Aspect of Form 1095-C Can Be Outsourced

      

An Ontario bill has ushered in a more general obligation for Ontario employers to protect their employees’ well-being in the workplace. …read more

From:: Ontario: With Workplace Harassment, the Customer Isn’t Always Right

      

There is strong anecdotal evidence that the number of single claims issued in U.K. Employment Tribunals has started to increase significantly since fees were abolished. …read more

From:: UK: Number of Tribunal Claims Increases Since Fees Abolished

      

With five generations working side by side—and a historically large workforce over the age of 65—it’s more important than ever for HR leaders to understand how to recruit, manage and retain employees of all ages. In his Oct. 2 talk at the 2017 SHRM Foundation Thought Leaders Solutions Forum, Michael S. North, Ph.D., shared his perspective in a talk titled “Engaging the Multigenerational Workforce: Research Insights and Best Practices.” …read more

From:: Talking About Our Generations: A Q&A with Michael S. North

      

​The battle over how to define which businesses are “joint employers” continues—a fight that could result in lost jobs if the current definition is left unchanged, according to House Republicans. …read more

From:: House Committee Passes Bill to Redefine ‘Joint Employer’

      

Multistate employers may have to comply with more than one occupational safety and health (OSH) program, which means they must pay attention to nuances in regulations and administrative procedures. …read more

From:: State Workplace Safety Standards May Exceed OSHA’s Rules